OPP News Wrap Up: Man nets charges X 10, Threatening, Impaired Driving and more…

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TRAFFIC VIOLATION RESULTS IN MULTIPLE CHARGES FOR HORNEPAYNE MAN

(WAWA, ON) – On Monday November 13, 2017, at approximately 3:50 pm members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Hornepayne Detachment had occasion to stop a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in the Community of Hornepayne Ontario. During the investigation police determine that the male driver was disqualified from driving and was in contravention of several Highway Traffic Act offences.

As a result Johnathan Jee-Duk WON aged 22 of Hornepayne, Ontario was arrested and charged with the following offences:

-Adult Driving while Disqualified- Court Order contrary to section 259(4) of the Criminal Code of Canada,

-Adult Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by an Officer in Charge contrary to section 145(5.1) of the Criminal Code of Canada,

-Adult Disobey Stop Sign- Fail to stop contrary to section 136 (1)(a) of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario,

-2 counts of Adult Driving while Under Suspension contrary to section 53 of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario,

-Adult Class G1 licence holder- Unaccompanied by qualified driver contrary to Ontario Regulation 340/94 5(1),

-Adult Fail to notify change of Address- Licence contrary to Ontario Regulation 340/94 33(1),

-Adult Fail to Apply for Permit on Becoming owner contrary to section 11(2) of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario,

-Adult Use plate not Authorized for vehicle contrary to section 12 (1)(d) of the Highway Traffic Act of Ontario,

-Adult Operate a motor vehicle without Insurance contrary to section 2(1) (a) of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act of Ontario.

The accused was released from custody and is to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Hornepayne Ontario on December 7, 2017.

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MALE CHARGED WITH UTTERING THREATS

(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) -The Manitoulin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating an incident that occurred in relation to Manitoulin Secondary School.

On November 12, 2017 school staff contacted the OPP in response to a threatening comment made towards the school through social media. Through the course of the investigation it has been determined that this was an isolated incident and public safety is not a concern at this time.

The investigation is continuing and an 18 year old male from Gore Bay has been charged with one count of uttering a threat to cause death, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada. The male is scheduled to appear at the Provincial Court of Justice in Gore Bay on November 28, 2017.

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CONCERNED CITIZEN REPORTS IMPAIRED DRIVER

(LITTLE CURRENT, ON) -On November 14, 2017 at approximately 4:11 pm the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a complaint from a concerned citizen of a possible impaired driver on Water Street in the Town of Little Current.

The vehicle was located by police. The investigation determined that the driver had been consuming alcoholic beverages.

As a result of the police investigation, Paul BESSEMS, age 60, of Welland, Ontario has been charged with:

Driving While Ability Impaired by Alcohol, contrary to section 253(1)(a) of the Criminal Code;
Driving with Over 80 mg of Alcohol in Blood, contrary to section 253(1)(b) of the Criminal Code and; Driving a Motor Vehicle with Unsealed Container of Liquor, contrary to section 32(1) of the Liquor Licence Act.

The accused’s driver’s licence was suspended for 90 days with an Administrative Driver’s Licence Suspension (ADLS), and his vehicle was impounded for 7 days.

The accused was released on a Promise to Appear (PTA) and is scheduled to appear at the Provincial Court of Justice in Gore Bay on January 8, 2018.

If you suspect someone is driving while their ability to operate a motor vehicle is impaired, either by drug or alcohol, please call police at 911 to report it.

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PASSENGER CHARGED WITH OPEN LIQUOR

 (BLIND RIVER, ON)- On November 11, 2017, shortly before 11:30 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment were on patrol duties in the Town of Blind River.

Police observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Causley Street and initiated a traffic stop. While speaking to the driver the officer detected a strong odour of alcohol emanating from inside the vehicle. A male passenger was intoxicated and had an open container of liquor in the vehicle.

As a result of the investigation, Nigel HAPA, 25 years of age from Beulah, Manitoba was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with: Consuming Liquor in Other Than Premises, Residence or Private Place contrary to section 31(2) of the Liquor Licence Act.

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FEMALE CHARGED AFTER FAILING TO NEGOTIATE TURN INTO DRIVEWAY

(MINICIPALITY OF HURON SHORES, ON)- On November 11, 2017, shortly before 3:00 a.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment responded to a single motor vehicle collision near the junction of Highway 17 and McFadden Drive west of the Town of Thessalon.

Investigation determined a westbound vehicle was travelling on Highway 17 when it attempted to pull into a private driveway and misjudged the driveway and drove directly into the ditch. The female driver did not receive any injuries and her vehicle was towed.

As a result of the investigation, Lynn LILLIE, 54 years of age from Thessalon, Ontario was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with: Unsafe Move-Lane or Shoulder contrary to section 154(1)(a) of the Highway Traffic Act.

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MALE CHARGED AFTER DISPUTE WITH HIS MOTHER  

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On November 16, 2017, at approximately 10:08 p.m., members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a family dispute call at a residence on Laprairie Crescent in Elliot Lake.

The complainant had gone to a neighbour’s house to call police. She stated that her son had threatened her with a knife and had caused damage inside the residence. The male was located a short time later and subsequently arrested.

Jefferson STARK, 54 years of age, of Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:

Mischief Under $5000, contrary to section 430(4) of the Criminal Code (CC)
Assault with a Weapon (two counts), contrary to section 267(a) of the CC
Forcible Confinement, contrary to section 279(2) of the CC
Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm, contrary to section 264.1(1)(a) of the CC
Assault Causing Bodily Harm, contrary to section 267(b) of the CC

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Bail Court in Blind River, Ontario on November 17, 2017.

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THEFT AT LOCAL GROCERY STORE  

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On November 4, 2017, at 3:09 p.m. members of the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a theft call from the manager at a local grocery store in the City of Elliot Lake.

The complainant reported finding a purse in a grocery cart outside in the cart corral. Inside the purse were numerous grocery store items. After viewing the store video surveillance, it showed a woman putting two food merchandise items into the purse and then going through the cash checkout without paying for the items.

After police investigation, on November 15, 2017, the female responsible was located and arrested.

Laurianne DENIS, 24 years of age, from Blind River was charged with:

Theft Under $5000, contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code (CC)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake, on December 5, 2017.

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EXPIRED VALTAG ALSO REVEALS DRIVER SUSPENSION

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On November 13, 2017 at 7:32 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members were on regular patrol duties on Roman Avenue in the City of Elliot Lake.

Police observed a vehicle with an expired validation permit on the license plate. Subsequently, a traffic stop was initiated. Investigation revealed that the driver’s license was suspended.

Andrew PIGEON, 36 years of age, from Elliot Lake, was charged with:

Driving while under suspension, contrary to section 53(1) of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on January 3, 2018.

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DRIVER CHARGED WITH NO INSURANCE

(ELLIOT LAKE, ON) – On November 11, 2017 at 9:26 p.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) members were on regular patrol duties on Esten Drive North, in the City of Elliot Lake.

Police checked a vehicle license plate and a traffic stop was initiated. Investigation revealed that the vehicle was not insured. Subsequently, the driver was charged and the vehicle was towed.

Katherine ARSENAULT, 26 years of age, from Elliot Lake, Ontario, was charged with:

Operate motor vehicle on a highway – no insurance, contrary to section 2(1)(a) of the Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act (CAIA)

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Elliot Lake on January 3, 2018.

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